Definitions for protistaproʊˈtɪs tə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Pro•tis•ta*proʊˈtɪs tə(n.)

  1. a taxonomic kingdom comprising the protists.

    Category: Biology

* (used with a pl. v.).

Origin of Protista:

1875–80; < NL; see protist

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Protista, division Protista(noun)

    eukaryotic one-celled living organisms distinct from multicellular plants and animals: protozoa, slime molds, and eukaryotic algae

Webster Dictionary

  1. Protista

    a provisional group in which are placed a number of low microscopic organisms of doubtful nature. Some are probably plants, others animals

  2. Protista

    of Protiston

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